The IMD's Odisha centre said a low-pressure area is likely to develop over north Bay of Bengal on Tuesday under the influence of a cyclonic circulation over Gangetic West Bengal and another one over northeast Bay of Bengal. It will bring heavy rainfall to the coastal state, including Balasore, Bhadrak and Dhenkanal districts, until Thursday. … [Read more...] about Rainfall resumes in Mumbai as IMD advises fishermen to not venture deep into Bay of Bengal
Full of questions, I contacted GPII’s executive director Beth Rattner. I was surprised and delighted to find that Rattner, a former attorney, technologist, and erudite C2C scholar, was fully aware of all the issues that had fueled my skepticism. Rattner explained how GPII works as a blend of green chemistry and design thinking. On one hand, the Cal/EPA Green Chemistry Initiative and the Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) Checklist provide the ballast for GPII. These are critical programs designed to reduce the numbers of toxic chemicals, and their effects, in everyday consumer goods. Through these programs, products are analyzed–an example from the Web site’s FAQs reads: “A child’s lunchbox was analyzed and found to contain 912 ppm lead and 172 ppm of cadmium, another toxic metal”–and safer alternatives recommended. California is leading the charge in this work, hence the involvement of Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger, who provided a … [Read more...] about The Green Products Innovation Institute: Is This What “More Good” Looks Like?
Too often in the corporate world, leaders say they’re a team, but their actions don’t always back that up. “If you don’t really know the person, why would you fight for them?” asks Van Camp. “That’s why you see a lot of employee retention issues and huge turnover rates. I tell leaders that now more than ever it’s important to have conversations to get to know the people on your team.” … [Read more...] about A Green Beret shares how to deal with uncertainty as a leader
In the first months of 2020, streaming giant Netflix began dominating yet another realm of content: unscripted original programming. Love Is Blind, a reality show on which contestants dated and got engaged without ever meeting each other face-to-face, spawned a fervent subculture of viewers online; docuseries Cheer propelled a tiny junior college’s cheerleading squad to national fame; and social media competition The Circle revealed the ways people connect and deceive each other on the internet. All three shows were created under Brandon Riegg, who founded Netflix’s unscripted originals and acquisitions division in 2016. “Because we had no precedent of what worked and what didn’t [at Netflix], we felt emboldened to take risks,” says Riegg, who allowed his producers to try new show concepts, adjust episode run times, and even control the release schedules of shows. Riegg was also the force behind the successful, heartfelt reboot of Queer Eye and Tidying Up … [Read more...] about He green-lighted Netflix hits “Love is Blind,” “Queer Eye,” and “Cheer.” Here’s how he picks reality TV concepts.
Rainfall resumes in Mumbai as IMD advises fishermen to not venture deep into Bay of Bengal With eye on China, India looks to increase barriers on imports from Asia Google confirms that Pixel 5 5G will not come to India, here's why … [Read more...] about July exports at 87% YoY, imports at 72%: Report